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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. With what problem did Denver help the white woman who was stranded with her vehicle on the side of the road?
(a) Putting out an engine fire.
(b) Fixing a leaky radiator.
(c) Changing a tire.
(d) Replacing a loose belt.
2. What is the "hobo code of honor" that Denver discovered in Chapter 15?
(a) An agreement to back each other up in a fight.
(b) An agreement to not turn each other in to the police for any reason.
(c) An agreement to share what they have with each other.
(d) An agreement to take turns keeping watch in the park at night while others sleep.
3. Why did Ron's upscale art gallery in Fort Worth not post the prices of the paintings they had for sale?
(a) The prices were negotiable and buyers always bargained with sellers of fine art.
(b) Ron believed it was bad luck to post price tags on the paintings.
(c) It was considered inappropriate to post prices on very expensive art.
(d) Greasy, smelly homeless people wandered the area.
4. Why did Denver fear that something bad would happen to Deborah?
(a) Because her work was so important to God and Satan.
(b) Because she had scorned him.
(c) Because she was too trusting of the homeless.
(d) Because she deserved to be punished.
5. Looking back as an adult on the scene with the cruel teacher from his youth, how does Ron feel?
6. During his time working as a sharecropper picking cotton, what did Denver receive instead of a paycheck?
(a) Four square meals a day at the farmhouse kitchen table.
(b) A shack and supplies on which he made payments to the Man.
(c) Room and board in the Man's house.
(d) A new bike every Christmas.
7. Same Kind of Different as Me is what type of book?
(a) Non-fiction biography.
(b) Romantic fiction.
(c) Non-fiction autobiography.
(d) Historical fiction.
8. What did Chef Jim receive for his cooking?
(a) Room and board.
(b) Free meals.
(c) Nothing, because he refused to accept pay.
(d) A car.
9. What did Denver want most from the volunteers?
(a) Room and board.
(b) To be left alone.
(c) To be accepted as family.
(d) To become one of them.
10. Denver recalled stories from his childhood about black men being fed to a gator for doing what?
(a) Stealing cotton and selling it in town.
(b) Helping a stranded white woman with car trouble.
(c) Looking at a white woman.
(d) Robbing the Man.
11. What valuable objects were in Ron's possession on the private jet?
(a) Three Georgia O'Keefe paintings.
(b) $100,000 in cash and two bars of gold.
(c) Three Monet landscapes.
(d) Two rare Picasso sculptures.
12. Before the boys who nearly killed Denver spotted him near the vehicle, what did they ask the white woman?
(a) If she needed help.
(b) If she was Bobby's aunt.
(c) If she needed a ride.
(d) If she had seen Denver.
13. How is Ron's mother described?
(a) A spiritual woman who quoted Scripture.
(b) An artist and sculptor.
(c) A Texas farm girl who sewed and baked cookies.
(d) A bad-tempered boss who ran the family cotton farm.
14. Which members of Li'l Buddy's family died when they were trapped in the house?
(a) Big Mama and Cousin Chook.
(b) Ron and Buddy.
(c) Earl and Tommye.
(d) PawPaw and Uncle James.
15. What was in the Dixie cup that Ron handed to his teacher?
(a) His urine.
(b) Pencil shavings.
(c) Worms from the schoolyard.
Short Answer Questions
1. What ethnicity were the "good ole boys" described in Chapter 1: Denver?
2. How did Denver feel about Deborah when he met her?
3. In which state is the plantation that Denver worked as a teenager?
4. When the Falcon jet landed, what happened to Ron?
5. What affliction affected Ron's father when Ron was a child?
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